Sunday 19 February 2017

A blast to the past -ZK-BXO Returns.

You may have noticed that the Auster B.8 Agricola ZK-BXO has returned to the register after
Hallett Griffin of Kairanga re-imported it from the UK.
It has been added it to his most diverse and historic aerial applicator collection.
This aircraft has been mentioned previously on this blog HERE
The above image was captured at Paraparaumu on 24-01-1971.
The following five shots were all taken at the Murphy Road strip on 14-02-1973.

 Other aircraft in Hallett's collection include the De Havilland DHC-2 Beaver ZK-AZB, the Zlin 37T ZK-PJO, the Edgar Percival EP9 ZK-PWZ, the Transland AG-2 (ex N8330H and CX-AYC) and the Travel Air 3000 (ex N8192).
In his day job Hallett operates the  Fletcher FU24-950M ZK-CZA, the Walter powered Grumman G-164B AgCat ZK-WTA and the Cresco ZK-PWT.
His FU24-954 ZK-EUD is at Napier on conversion to a Crusader.
The come and go Cresco ZK-TPW is currently with Rural Air Work at Waipukurau.

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